Allan Gray takes patient approach with Africa funds

Solid opportunities abound for Allan Gray’s Africa portfolios amid market dislocations, and  both equity and bond strategies are moving to add previously expensive...

Terebinth expands investment team

Oyena Mtuzula has joined Terebinth Capital as a credit analyst as of September 1. Mtuzula brings a wealth of bottom-up...

Blankfield on board at Fairtree

Lora Blankfield has joined Fairtree as head of marketing, where she will oversee marketing strategy brand development as the growing business continues to...

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Private equity offers growth avenues, says Agile Capital

Covid-19 is making a real impact on the liquidity of many organisations across South Africa, which has affected everything from logistics to...

How Section 12J is now disrupting timeshare

Darryn Faulds, fund manager at Mdluli Safari Lodge, discusses new 12J models in the time share business

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SA private equity takes a knock but will rally

Private equity, like many asset classes, couldn’t quite escape the impact of COVID-19, according to the latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance report

Global outlook: Where to from here?

Despite many caveats, equity markets continue to push ahead. As valuation differentials between developed and emerging markets increase, many commentators suggest that investors should consider the Asia-Pacific region. Read the latest compilation of papers from Savvy Investor

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Hedge funds seek out emerging markets

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to strike countries around the world, hedge funds are preparing for a host of debt restructurings in emerging economies, writes Laurence Fletcher at the Financial Times

Private debt market more of ‘an opportunity than a threat’, survey finds

Despite current economic uncertainty, 95% of investors and managers believe the private debt market will continue to grow over the next three years, according to a survey conducted by IQ-EQ and IFI Global

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Muhu makes gains in tough markets

Tatenda Chapinduka and Grant Hogan at Independent Alternatives have successfully navigated a tough period with their funds, making gains across the product...

Fairtree see benefits in multi-strategy approach

Fairtree’s multi-strategy hedge funds have benefited from their multi-faceted approach to this year’s complicated markets, each gaining more than 17% in...

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Mlanjana takes new role at Peregrine Capital

Felicia Mlanjana has joined Peregrine Capital in Johannesburg to head up its marketing and public relations initiatives.   Mlanjana...

Maitland makes two senior appointments

Maitland, the leading global corporate services and administration firm, has made two senior hires: Neil Montgomery as senior manager – corporate services...

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